Turning Age into Art

Living a Creative and Awakened Second Half of Life

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How to Deal with the Buzzkills in Your Life

How to Deal with the Buzzkills in Your Life

Buzzkill (n): A person or thing that has a depressing or dispiriting effect. Someone or something that ruins enjoyment or pleasure. Slang (killjoy, wet blanket, pin in your balloon, rain on your parade, Debbie Downer). Yes, take out the garlic and holy water, my...

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How To Start A Revolution in the Second Half of Life

How To Start A Revolution in the Second Half of Life

The Hippie Experiment: 5 Steps to a New You

You say you wanna revolution, right? Well, break out the hip-huggers and put some flowers in your hair, because the the times they are a-changing, my friends, and you’re about to harness your inner hippie in search of a new you.

Yes, the lava lamps are on, and there’s revolution in the air.

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How Well Are You Aging?

How Well Are You Aging?

The Oxygen Buzz Quiz

Are you ready to find out how old you really are? Well, grab your number #2 Ticonderoga folks, we have a test for you. And bring your kids and grandkids as well. We’ve seen rapid aging happen as early as 16.

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Mastering the Art of Hearing

Mastering the Art of Hearing

The Elephant in the Room Experiment

Let’s be honest…we're all hard of hearing. I’ll say that again in case you didn’t hear that. We’re all hard of hearing.

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The Courage To Ask For Help

The Courage To Ask For Help

Much of what I believe about the art of getting older can be summarized in my relationship with my Signia CROS hearing aids. They are a perfect metaphor for what it means to age gracefully.

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The Art of Joy in the Second Half of Life

The Art of Joy in the Second Half of Life

As a general rule, I don’t take life too seriously. I am very much at home with the absurd and the foolish. Tell me I don’t act my age and I’ll wear it as a badge of honor. As my wife likes to say I have never fully grown up. Of course, I don’t think she means it as a compliment.

It’s tough to live with Peter Pan, especially when he’s 58.   

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Mastering the Art of Sleep After 50

Mastering the Art of Sleep After 50

The Koala Bear Experiment

One in five adults fails to get enough sleep. That’s a big problem, especially when you consider that we spend a third of our lives sleeping (or trying to sleep). Koala Bears, on the other hand, sleep 22 hours a day, which is why they are the official role model for this much-needed experiment.

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Aging and the New Normal

Aging and the New Normal

There is a blue pill in my pajamas. I’m not ashamed to admit it. I need help. A little something to give me an edge. A push if you will.

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The Oxygen Buzz Challenge
(Start at the Beginning)

Challenge #1: Finding Your Voice
Challenge #2: The Magic of Hello
Challenge #3: Making Your Life a Work of Art
Challenge #4: Say Yes to No
Challenge #5: Stargazing & the Art of Aging Well
Challenge #6: Stretching Your Way to a Better World 

 

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